Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter and it’s great to see everyone working together.
As tragic as the San Luis Rey Downs fire was, it has been almost as gratifying to see the horse racing community work together to show their support for the victims.
It started when The Stronach Group, which owns Santa Anita and San Luis Rey Downs, and Del Mar set up a gofundme page (thoroughbred care is what you look for). The initial goal was $100,000. As of Saturday night, the fund was more than $500,000.
Other organizations have been collecting both people and horse supplies. Jim McIngvale, better known as...